TitleCompany:Chief Executive Officer, EllaLink, France
Bio:Philippe Dumont is a member of ‘2020 Capacity Power 100’ an elite group of the most influential people of the wholesale carrier community. He is a CEO with over 25 years of international experience in the Telecoms industry. His strong leadership style is supplemented with an entrepreneurial attitude and long term vision.
Philippe was President & CEO of ASN (Alcatel Lucent Submarine Networks), a worldwide leader for turnkey telecoms submarine cable systems, for 6 years and has also served for 5 years as President of the Wireless Transmission activities at Alcatel Lucent.
He is currently the CEO of EllaLink, a €180m project that has been designed to satisfy the growing traffic demand between Europe and Latin America. The system will offer the first ever large scale, direct fibre route between the two continents, bypassing the congested routes of the North Atlantic.